Westport, Nova Scotia
The settlement began with the arrival of David Welch and his family in 1769, as well as the Morrells. This was followed by the arrival of several more United Empire Loyalist families in 1783.
The village was incorporated in 1946.
Joshua Slocum, the first person to sail solo around the world, grew up in Westport, where his mother was born. A monument in his memory was built on the southern end of the village.
- 2016 census Statistics Canada
- C. Bruce Fergusson, "Westport", Place-Names and Places of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Archives (1967), p. 727
- "Brier Island" The Davis Family online family history
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